1. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Grades for Wednesday's Free-Agent Moves

    The marketplace is open—almost. Technically, NFL teams can't sign free agents (other than their own) before 4 p.m...

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  2. Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Free-Agency Predictions

    The clearance sale of the year in the NFL is about to begin. On Thursday at 4 p.m. ET, free agency opens across the National Football League...

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  3. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Buying or Selling Tuesday's Rumors

    It's tampering time! At noon ET on March 7, the NFL 's "legal tampering" period began. Free agents can't officially sign new deals until 4 p.m...

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  4. NFL Combine 2017: Winners and Losers from Thursday

    The eyes of the NFL are squarely focused on Indianapolis, site of the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Workouts have yet to begin in earnest at Lucas Oil Stadium, but that doesn't mean festivities aren't well underway...

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  5. NFL Combine 2017: What to Watch for on Friday

    The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine is already underway, but Friday is when things really start getting interesting. Because it's time for the workouts to begin in earnest. Actually, they sort of already did...

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  6. Winners and Losers of 2017 NFL Franchise Tag Deadline

    It's deadline day across the National Football League. At 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the deadline came and went for NFL teams to assign the franchise tag to pending free agents they wish to retain...

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  7. NFL Combine 2017: B/R Expert Predictions for Each Day

    Are you ready for some football? OK, so it isn't exactly football. It's hundreds of young players in workout gear participating in drills at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in front of scouts, coaches, pundits and more than a few fans...

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  8. How New GM John Lynch Can Get the 49ers Back on Track in 2017 Free Agency

    Just call new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch Hercules. At least the 45-year-old appears to like his tasks Herculean. For his first-ever front-office gig...

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  9. 2017 NFL Combine: The Top Names You Need to Know

    The "Underwear Olympics" are about a week away. The NFL Scouting Combine has come a long way since it was known as the National Invitational Camp back in 1982...

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  10. How the Browns Can Make the Most of League-High Cap Space in 2017 NFL Offseason

    There isn't a team in the National Football League in better position to be a player in free agency this spring than the Cleveland Browns ...

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  11. The One Free Agent Each NFL Team Must Re-Sign in 2017 Offseason

    When it comes to free agency, most fans think about all the new players their favorite teams will add—the high-profile acquisitions that will put the club "over the top...

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  12. Matching Top Free-Agent Quarterbacks on the Market to Best Team Fits

    There are two types of teams in the National Football League. There are those who have franchise quarterbacks and will do anything to keep them. And then there are those who do not and will do anything to get one...

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  13. Ranking the 2017 Free-Agent Class by Position

    Free agency in the National Football League may follow the same basic schedule each season, but every year is unique. Some seasons, the shelves of this meat market are awash in wide receivers...

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  14. Overpaying Jason Pierre-Paul Would Be A Huge Mistake in 2017 Free Agency

    Teams across the NFL are already looking ahead to the next campaign. In the National Football League, there is no offseason. Among the first orders of business is the annual marketplace known as free agency...

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  15. Super Bowl Debacle Should Give 49ers Second Thoughts About Kyle Shanahan

    The past couple of seasons have been nothing short of disastrous for the San Francisco 49ers . A team that not too long ago was playing in the Super Bowl finished 2016 as the worst squad in the NFC...

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  16. Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus NFL Honors Awards

    On Saturday, the most glamorous event in America will take place in Houston. A night filled with flash bulbs, red carpets and the best and biggest stars decked out in their finest regalia...

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  17. Super Bowl 51: Expert Consensus Picks for the Title Game

    You may not have heard, but there's a rather important football game this weekend. In fact, some have gone so far as to call it "Super...

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  18. 2017 NFL Free Agency: Projecting the Price Tag of the Top 20 Available Players

    Break out the checkbooks. Get those signing hands limbered up. And prepare to dole out some serious cheddar. Before you know it, the 2017 league year will begin in the National Football League...

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  19. 2017 Pro Bowl Proves Effort Is All That's Needed to Fix NFL's All-Star Event

    For years, fans, pundits and even the NFL have speculated wildly about how to "fix" the Pro Bowl—an annual snoozer where players sleepwalked through a slopfest that ended ...

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  20. First-Time Pro Bowlers Who'll Become Regulars at NFL's All-Star Game

    There isn't a more mocked and derided event on the NFL calendar than the annual Pro Bowl. Veteran players back out of the game in droves. For years, pundits have called for the game to be eliminated altogether...

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  21. Philadelphia Eagles' 2017 Free-Agency Big Board

    The Philadelphia Eagles ' 2016 season was equal parts hopeful and disappointing. To be brutally honest, the latter emotion had more to do with unrealistic expectations than anything the Eagles did on the field...

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  22. Oakland Raiders' 2017 Free-Agency Big Board

    The sting of how it ended aside, 2016 was the Oakland Raiders ' best season in a good long while. After a postseason drought of over a decade, the Raiders won 12 games and made the playoffs...

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  23. NFL Conference Championship Picks: B/R Expert Preview and Predictions

    The Final Four is here! OK, so not that Final Four. That happens in March, silly. The NFL 's final four, on the other hand, has arrived. Four fortunate and successful NFL franchises find themselves one win away from Super Bowl LI in Houston...

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  24. NFL Divisional Round: Everything You Need to Know for Sunday

    We're halfway home. With the divisional round of the 2016-17 NFL playoffs at the midway point, a postseason tournament that began with 12 teams now has six. Two of those teams have already advanced to the conference championship games...

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  25. NFL Playoffs 2017: Takeaways from Seahawks vs. Falcons and Texans vs. Patriots

    We now know the first half of the NFL 's final four. The divisional round of the 2017 NFL playoffs got underway Saturday, and in at least one respect it followed the same script as Wild Card Weekend...

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